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EXCLUSIVE | These are the 10 best rare picks you could buy at SA’s mega classic car auction

EXCLUSIVE |  These are the 10 best rare picks you could buy at SA's mega classic car auction

• A very rare addition has been made to the Creative Rides Classic Car auction on July 2nd.
• Creative Rides CEO Kevin Derrick shares his best picks exclusively with Wheels24.
• More than 115 cars going up for auction, with over a hundred registered bidders ready to compete.


One of the biggest classic car auctions takes place on July 2nd, and there’s a rare, brand new addition to the lot. We speak exclusively with Kevin Derrick of Creative Rides to get the scoop on 10 of the best cars you can take home.

Kevin Derrick is the founder and CEO of Creative Rides Classic and Collectables Auctions, Africa’s largest specialist auction company for classic cars, and he will lead Saturday’s star-studded event.

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Hundreds of bidders from 16 countries will compete for more than… 115 collector’s cars going under the hammer this Saturday in this multimillion dollar classic auto auction show in Johannesburg. The event, which combines a mega car auction with a classic car exhibition, is expected to draw crowds of car fans to Montecasino in Fourways. You can use the digital catalog here.

“Gates will open at 8:00 AM and the auction will begin at 11:00 AM (Central African Time) on Saturday. Entry is free and we invite classic car enthusiasts to experience the excitement of a mega auction.”

With such an extensive list of classic cars, we asked Kevin Derrick what he considers the ten best choices on the expansive grounds. Derrick shared his thoughts exclusively with Wheels24, explaining why he chose these rare finds.

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“I chose these top ten cars based on four criteria,” says Derrick.

“Some are highlights for their rarity, others for their value, and many because they are models that will be great future investments.

“The last factor was market interest in certain classic and collector’s models that we identified through our auction analysis of approximately 250 cars over the past 18 months.”

1984 Alfa Romeo GTV 6 3.0 liter

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Kevin Derrick’s top 10 list:

1. LOT 116: Alfa Romeo GTV 6 3.0 liter

“Only a minimal amount of this car has ever been built; it is scarce and in huge demand.”

2. LOT 114 and 113: Alfa Romeo GTV 2.5 liter

“These are undervalued and also rare.”

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1991 BMW 325 IS

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3. LOT 115: BMW 325i

“An urban legend car. They are just as “crazy rare” as the GTV 3.0-litre.

4. LOT 115A: 1972 Ford Fairmont 351 GT XY

“This vehicle was only added to the list a few days ago. It is a rare and extremely popular model among Australian and South African collectors.”

1972 Ford Fairmont 351 GT XY auction addition.

1972 Ford Fairmont 351 GT XY auction addition.

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5. LOT 27 and 61: BMW 2002

“A highly undervalued car that is on the rise.”

6. LOT 102: Ferrari 365 GT 2+2

“This car is scarce worldwide and even rarer here in South Africa,” says Derrick. It is one of only 803 ever built worldwide and one of only 12 in SA. A unique opportunity to own one of the last manual transmission V12 models from the ‘Enzo era’.

1968 Ferrari 365

1968 Ferrari 365

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7. LOT 100: Dodge Charger

“A very popular American muscle car with a strong power name that is revered worldwide. It has a powerful engine and is mean to look at, which is why Chargers have been featured in so many movies.”

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1973 Dodge Charger

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8. LOT 91: Alfa Romeo Spider 1750

“A relatively affordable Italian collector’s car, but the prices are skyrocketing and it’s a lot of fun to drive!”

9. LOT 19 and 33: Both Fiat 500 and Fiat 600

“These are small, affordable, insanely popular and fun to drive.”

10. LOTS 10, 12, 32, 35, 79, 82 – Basically any MG on the market.

“They are all undervalued. They have never been mass-produced, are still relatively affordable and are super fun to drive. That makes them extremely collectible!”

Derrick says the spectacular auction collection will be open to the public in Montecasino on Thursday and Friday before the sale between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

For more information, visit the Creative Rides website